Fighting the flu or cold

Fighting WITH flu or cold Antibiotics do not work in case of cold or flu Medications are important in relieving thesymptoms of flu or cold, but do not forget hygiene measures. If cold is very advisable to go to bed, but it is advisable to cover her too. At night it is important to humidify the room if you have the heater on, as dry air sucks the moisture from the air and dry nose and throat, whose role is to protect against external agents. In the morning you should ventilate the house to purify the air we breathe is gone overnight. The person who has a cold should cover their nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing and wash hands after sneezing and spread via the air - hands is very easy and fast. Should be used tissues, disposable. When a person has a cold should drink plenty of water is a good expectorant, and also consume lots of citrus, like oranges and kiwis, which are rich in vitamin C has antiviral and immunostimulatory properties. Onions and garlic are two foods that have mucolytic properties, expectorant, antiviral and antibiotic. The onion can be cut and put on the bedside table so that the oils appears to help thin the mucus. Both flu and colds are caused by viruses used the same hygienic measures for both. In the case of the flu is very important to rest, as it causes joint pain and fever. There is no need to use antibiotics in either case. Nasal washes are convenient because on one hand clean their nostrils and the other, are wetting the mucosa with what works best. The flu is a good resource to try to alleviate cold symptoms and improve quality of life for the duration of the process. Better if the vaccine is combined, some containing an analgesic and antipyretic such as paracetamol and an antihistamine that helps fight many of the cold symptoms, such as headache, fever, nasal congestion, sneezing, etc. Can occur in children as young as 6 years of age 6 to age 11 would take one tablet every 8 hours in children over 12 years, the dose would be the same as in adults. In children it is preferable to taking pills as they have less analgesic dose, are also recommended in people with diabetes by the carrier, as recommended by experts.Source: Forum Human Health

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